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John Tiffany directed Once for which he was the recipient of multiple awards both in the West End and on Broadway. As Associate Director of the Royal Court, his work includes Road, The Twits, Hope and The Pass. He was the director of Let The Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, which transferred to the Royal Court, West End and St. Ann's Warehouse. His other work for the National Theatre of Scotland includes Macbeth (also Broadway), Enquirer, The Missing, Peter Pan, The House of Bernarda Alba, Transform Caithness: Hunter, Be Near Me, Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us, The Bacchae, Black Watch, for which he won the Olivier and Critics' Circle Best Director Awards, Elizabeth Gordon Quinn and Home: Glasgow. Other recent credits include The Glass Menagerie at A.R.T, on Broadway, EIF and in the West End, and The Ambassador at BAM. Tiffany was Associate Director of the National Theatre of Scotland from 2005 to 2012, and was a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University in the 2010-2011 academic year. For his work on Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, John received the Olivier Award for Best Director, one of a record-breaking nine Oliviers received by the production.

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[Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2016]
Original Story and Director
 
[US Tour, 2016]
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[West End, 2014]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2013]
Co-Director
 
[West End, 2013]
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[West End, 2013]
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[New York, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Australia, 2018]
Director

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Original Story and Playwright

John Tiffany Awards and Nominations


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Play

John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


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Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play

John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play

John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


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Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Play

John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


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Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Director

John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Director

John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie

Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play

John Tiffany, Let the Right One In


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2014 - Best Direction of a Play

John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie


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Drama League Awards - 2014 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing

John Tiffany

Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Direction of a Play

John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2013 - Best Direction of a Play

John Tiffany, Macbeth


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Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

John Tiffany, Once


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Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation

John Tiffany, Once


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Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation

John Tiffany, Once


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

John Tiffany, Once

The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Director

John Tiffany, Once


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Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Musical

John Tiffany, Once

Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Company Performance

John TiffanyBlack Watch


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Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Director

John TiffanyBlack Watch

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Cast Set For RICHARD III at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of Richard III, directed by Elle While. Performances run 9 May – 3 August. Learn more about the cast here!

Video: Go Inside House Pride Nights at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on Broadway

The Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrated the Hogwarts houses with four special evening performances dedicated to each house. Check out video highlights here!

Meet the Cast of PATRIOTS, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Almeida Theatre production of Patriots officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, April 1. Meet the cast of Patriots here!

Broadway Buying Guide: March 18, 2024- THE WHO'S TOMMY Tops the Week

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, March 18, 2024.

Broadway Buying Guide: March 11, 2024- DOUBT is Back on Broadway

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, March 11, 2024.

Full Broadway Cast Set For PATRIOTS, Starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Keen, and More

The full Broadway cast has been announced for the Almeida Theatre production of Patriots, the new play by Peter Morgan. Learn more about the show and find out who is starring here!

HARRY POTTER, WICKED & More Set for Broadway In Hollywood 2024-25 Season

BROADWAY IN HOLLYWOOD has revealed their new 2024-25 Season - consisting of Six Los Angeles Premieres and the return of two blockbuster favorites. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Extends Booking in London to March 2025

The producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have announced a further booking extension through to 2 March 2025 for the original two-part multi award-winning production at London's Palace Theatre.

CSC and the Coolidge to Present SHAKESPEARE REIMAGINED: A MIDWINTER'S TALE This Month

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre present Shakespeare Reimagined: A MIDWINTER’S TALE, a new production written and directed by Kenneth Branagh. This article provides details about the upcoming performance on Thursday, February 29 at 7 PM.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Sets 2024 House Pride Nights

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway will once again celebrate the Hogwarts houses with four special evening performances dedicated to each house.

Teachers Can Now Purchase Perusal Script to License HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the award-winning record-breaking hit play, to high school and secondary school theatre programs worldwide starting later this year.

Broadway Buying Guide: January 22, 2024

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, January 22, 2024.

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

CURSED CHILD Sets New Sales Record With Best Week For A Play in Broadway History

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning Best Play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, has set a new Broadway record for weekly ticket sales for a non-musical play, reporting a gross of $2,718,487.50 for the week ending December 31, 2023.

J.K. Rowling Makes $10.5 Million from CURSED CHILD Post-Pandemic

Learn about the profit structure of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which continues to bring in profits for J.K. Rowling, who has made $10.5 million from HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD post-pandemic. 

VIDEO: Decorating the Lyric Theatre Christmas Tree with the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway has released a video of the cast as they decorate the Lyric Theatre Christmas Tree. Watch the video here!

VIDEO: Watch Stars Cara Ricketts and Aaron Bartz Decorate HARRY POTTER & THE CURSED CHILD Character Biscuits

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Cara Ricketts (Hermoine) and Aaron Bartz (Draco Malfoy) were tasked with decorating Draco and Hermione biscuits for each other in under two minutes. Watch the video released by the production here to see how it went!

Broadway Buying Guide: December 18, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, December 18, 2023.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD North American Tour Will Launch in Chicago in September 2024

The magic is hitting the road next year! The North American Tour of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will launch at the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago in September 2024. Learn more about the tour here!

John Tiffany FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has John Tiffany written?

John Tiffany has written 1 shows including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Both Parts (Original Story and Playwright).

What awards has John Tiffany been nominated for?

John Tiffany has been nominated for various awards including Best Direction of a Play in the BroadwayWorld Awards, Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and Tony Awards for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". He has also received nominations for Best Director at the Olivier Awards for both "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" and "The Glass Menagerie". Additionally, he has been nominated for Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Let the Right One In", Best Direction of a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "The Glass Menagerie" and "Macbeth", and Best Director at the Drama League Awards for his overall excellence in directing. Furthermore, Tiffany has received nominations for Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and The Lortels, as well as a Special Citation at the Obie Awards, all for his work on "Once". He also won the Best Direction of a Musical Tony Award for "Once". Finally, he has been recognized with nominations for Best Company Performance and Best Director at the Olivier Awards for "Black Watch".

What awards has John Tiffany won?

John Tiffany has won several awards for his work in the theater. Some of his notable awards include Best Direction of a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards, Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and Tony Awards for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." He also won Best Director at the Olivier Awards for the same production. Tiffany has also received recognition for his work on other productions such as "The Glass Menagerie," "Macbeth," "Once," and "Black Watch," earning awards like Outstanding Director of a Play, Best Direction of a Play, and Best Director in various prestigious theater awards ceremonies.

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